Sunday, May 28, 2017
WCSO CID - Press Release - Rogue and Vagabond Investigation - May 23, 2017
Incident: Rogue and Vagabond Investigation
Date of Incident: Month of May 2017
Location: Nanticoke Road and Pemberton Drive Neighborhood areas
1. Major Leslie Purnell Jr., 32 years old, Salisbury, MD
Charges: CDS: Possession not marijuana CDS: Admin equipment Poss/Dist Eight (8) Counts of Rogue and Vagabond Seven (7) Counts of Theft related charges Unauthorized removal of property
2. Brent Michael Kirby, 24 years old, Salisbury, MD
Charges: Three (3) Counts of Rogue and Vagabond Three (3) Counts of Theft related charges Unauthorized removal of property Motor Veh/Unlawful taking Two (2) counts of Rifle/Shotgun possession by disqualified person CDS: Possession not Marijuana CDS: Possession with intent to Distribute Narcotic.
3. Kendrick Dequan Corbin, 29 years old, Salisbury, MD
Charges: Eight (8) Counts of Rogue and Vagabond Nine (9) Counts of Theft related charges Unauthorized removal of property Motor Veh/Unlawful taking .
4. Tyrique Nathaniel Beckett, 18 years old, Salisbury, MD
Charges: Fraud-False Identification to avoid Prosecution Obstructing and Hindering Circuit Court Writ for unrelated charges.
5. Lymayia Tratayshia Williams, 18 years old, Salisbury, MD
Charges: District Court Arrest Warrant out of Baltimore County.
6. Hermione Strand, 37 years old, Salisbury, MD
Charges: Wicomico County Circuit Court Indictment.
During the Month May, Deputies of the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office took approximately 20 reports for thefts from unlocked motor vehicles in the Nanticoke Road and Pemberton Road area neighborhoods.
During the investigation, detectives were able to identify one of the suspects, Major Purnell Jr, who attempted to fraudulently utter stolen checks at several banks in Salisbury, MD. Subsequently two other suspects were identified as Brent Kirby and Kendrick Corbin, all of Salisbury, MD.
On May 20th, 2017 detectives from the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division (CID) executed a Search and Seizure Warrant at an apartment in the Mitchell Landing Apartment Complex. Major Purnell was located inside the apartment. The Search Warrant resulted in Detectives recovering numerous stolen items reported from the vehicle break-ins. Purnell was arrested and taken to the Wicomico County Detention Center to be seen by the commissioner.
On May 22nd, 2017 the Sheriff’s Office received a call that Kirby was seen walking through the Patriot Drive area. At the same time, Deputies received a call from a victim that had a tablet stolen from their vehicle on Patriot Drive. Detectives from CID were able to track the suspect to an apartment in the Mitchell Landing Apartment Complex. Upon responding to the apartment, the stolen tablet was located outside the apartment next to the door. Upon entry into the apartment, Detectives located Kirby hiding under a bed. Also in the apartment was a Tyrique Beckett and Lymayia Tratayshia Williams. Beckett provided a false name and was later determined to have a warrant for his arrest. Williams had a District Court Arrest Warrant out of Baltimore County for unrelated charges. Beckett and the Williams were arrested and released to the Detention Center. A search of the residence located numerous other stolen items, to include identification cards, gift cards, loose change, and paperwork belonging to victims that had reported thefts from their vehicles. Kirby was arrested and released to the Detention Center.
On May 22nd, 2017 Detectives located Kendrick Corbin at an address on Fairground Drive, in Salisbury, MD. Corbin was also wanted through the Maryland State Police in Somerset County on unrelated charges. Corbin was arrested and released to the Detention Center.
Also arrested during the investigation was a Hermione Strand of Salisbury, MD. Strand had an outstanding arrest warrant on unrelated charges.
If anyone has had anything stolen from their vehicles and has not yet reported it or has information relating to the crimes, please contact the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office at 410- 548-4891 or Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776.
All subjects were released to the Wicomico County Detention Center to be seen by the Commissioner.
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